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NBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
an increasing bizarre saga. congressman jesse jackson jr. resigned today. two weeks ago he was re-elected despite disappearing from public view days earlier. we learned he was being treated for a disease, now, a cloud. there is a federal investigation. here is nbc's kelly o'donnell. >> reporter: today, a once promising political career is officially over, with an end marked by spiraling legal troubles, jesse jr., the son of the famed civil rights leader, gave up his seat in congress after 17 years in a letter, he wrote in part, my health issues and treatment have become incompatible with service in the house of representatives. jackson has been in the hospital on and off since june for treatment of bipolar disorder, seen here while a patient at the mayo clinic. today, cook county officials are weighing options for a special election to replace jackson. >> and i think he feels that the district he represents, somebody should be there in a healthier condition than he is. >> reporter: but jackson makes striking admissions about his mistakes, talking to the justice department as they
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
east back from the brink. chip reid on the resignation of congressman jesse jackson, jr. the target of an ethics investigation. scott pelley with the c.e.o. of goldman sachs warning of the dangers of the fiscal cliff. >> what you won't repair is people's attitudes towards the united states. >> glor: and dean reynolds on why there's a smaller bounty to share with the hungry this thanksgiving. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> glor: good evening. scott's off tonight. i'm jeff glor. i eight days of bomb blasts and a celebration in gaza tonight after israel and hamas agreed to a cease-fire. a deal was announced in cairo by secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister. israel agreed to stop air strikes in gaza, where at least 161 palestinians have been killed since last wednesday. hamas promised to stop firing rockets which have killed five israelis. there were fears the deal might not happen after a bomb went off on a bus in tel aviv this morning. 27 people were hurt, no one has claimed responsibility. we have reports fro
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
coming up and developing right now, jesse jackson jr. resigning from congress two weeks after winning re-election to the house of representatives. the fallout from washington, dc, all ahead, unless breaking news changes everything. first from fox at 3:00, we are now an hour into a cease-fire between israel and hamas. the two sides reached a deal today after a week of rocket attacks and missile strikes and bombings that killed an israeli soldier, palestinian militant and dozens of civilians. egypt's foreign minister announced this in cairo alongside secretary of state, hillary clinton. in jerusalem, the israeli prime minister, binyamin netanyahu, confirmed the deal saying that he had agreed to give the cease-fire a chance after speaking with president obama. secretary of state, hillary clinton said the united states and egypt will work together in working toward long-term peace in the middle east. listen. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today if a cease-fire in gaza, and now a broader calm returns. >> the truce is hours after a bomb tore through a bus near israel's defense min
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 10:00am PST
that the administrator of the epa, lisa jackson, has used private e-mail accounts under a fake name and in her case, a different gender, one corresponding with other government officials. the question is whether that is obfuscating or impeding the public ability to monitor her communications which we are entitled to do. congressman andy harris is the chairman of the science and environment subcommittee. thank you for being here, mr. chairman. you are among the lawmakers who are unhappy with this use of the name richard windsor. to conduct official business. epa says this is no big deal, people have been doing this since president bush was president and you're making much ado about nothing? >> is very worrisome that lisa jackson felt that she had to use a pseudonym to communicate with other people in the government, knowing full well that congress and their oversight ability would be requesting records of official e-mail. megyn: they say that the richard windsor, and why did she use that name? they claim that the name came from a family dog. [laughter] megyn: they treated it like they would treat a
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
argued for granting russia pntr, which has until now been prevented by what is known as the jackson-vanik amendment, focus on the supposedly bilateral trade benefits. the issue that concerns me and many members is not trade but human rights. advocates of repeal say that the jackson-vanik amendment is outdated and is purely symbolic and therefore should be disregarded. but in the ira of human rights, madam speaker, symbols can have a very great importance. over the years jackson-vanik has become a sign of the continuing u.s. commitment to human rights in russia and elsewhere. repealing the amendment could very well be interpreted as an indication that our commitment is now weakening. this would be a terrible signal to send at a time when putin is in the process of imposing ever tighter restrictions on all opposition to his regime, especially democratic activists and any others who dare to defy the authorities. i also oppose granting russia aren't -- pntr at this time because it is but one more concession by the united states in pursuit of the president's failed reset of relations wit
CNN
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
-old named jackson who was minding his own business doing his paper route. at first jackson thought it was a dog, but that is certainly no dog. that is a goat. a crazy-eyed, skragly, possibly demonic goat. >> it was dark and i saw this, like, figure and then it made a weird noise kind of like a grunting noise. >> seriously, what is wrong with that goat? can we see that part again, please? >> if there are easily frightened children watch organization people with heart trouble or anxiety disorders you might want to look away because i think we'll have to see that slowed down. >> just imagine you're 14 years old and you're on your bike and trying to do your paper route and that thing appears out of nowhere. >> and i look overed and i thought what the heck is that? >> it freaked me out when it wrapped its front legs around me and pulled me off. >> it wrapped his legs around the guy. jackson, who i think we can all agree is a brave and veiliant paper boy, ran from said goat and climbed up a tree where he sat for more than an hour locked in a staring contest with that creepy goat. >> i've
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
-elected jesse jackson john your makes a huge decision. >> shannon: illinois congressman jesse jackson junior resigned, marking an end to a turbulent year for jackson. the trouble might not be over. mike tobin has the latest from chicago. >> i'd like to associate myself with the concerns -- >> in a letter to house speaker john boehner the former congressman jesse jackson junior prioritizes his health as the reason he is stepping down. he does acknowledge the investigation that dogged him. writing i have made my share of mistakes and aware of the ongoing federal investigation in my activities and doing my best to address the situation responsibly. cooperate with investigators and accept responsibility for my mistakes. they are my mistakes and mine alone. they talk about skimming campaign found remodel his house and buy expensive jewelry for a mist res. he was investigated by the investigating committee after being caught up in the blagojevich scandal. he met with businessmen who raise money for blagojevich if jackson were appointed to the senate seat vacated by president obama in 2008. >> they
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
-elected to a tenth term despite being absent most of the year and facing legal and health troubles. jesse jackson jr., son of civil rights leader reverend jesse jackson, announced his resignation this week citing, quote, several serious health issues, but jackson is also the subject of fbi and house ethics investigations. so let's bring in cnn legal contributor paul callan to talk a little bit more about this. paul, good morning. >> good morning, randi. >> the fbi is investigating jackson for allegedly misusing campaign funds for personal use, but he hasn't been charged with any crimes. what's he facing, and when are the consequences here? >> well, you know, there are two aspects to this investigation, and we don't know a lot about it, because there haven't been public announcements made by the justice department or the fbi, but one is personal use of campaign funds. there's a claim that he -- his funds were used to transport a mistress apparently back and forth from washington, d.c. to chicago at some point in time. there's a second aspect of the case though that i was looking at, and i think it mi
Current
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
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FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
of events for congressman jesse jackson jr. after months out of the public eye. today he resigned. and for the first time acknowledged that he is the subject of a federal investigation. a live report on that is next. plus, a couple months ago president obama said he could not call egypt an ally tonight he is praising the egyptian president for a cease-fire in the middle east. we will look at where things stand with a crucial partner. plus. [cheers] >> it's up to egypt to keep the peace between hamas and israel. but now egyptian leaders are dealing with violence in their own country. that's coming up on "the fox report" with free giveaways to the first 100 customers each day, hourly prize drawings plus you can get back up to $100 in bonus bass bucks with purchase. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >> shepard: night vision cameras fending off a pack of wolves. top story as we go around the world in 80 secon
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
while walking in the intersection of jackson and story in east san jose. there is a closure in place at that intersection. we're now finding out that vta not involved in the crash but has rerouted a bus line, bus line 70. there is no word on the pedestri pedestrian's condition or how long the intersection will be closed. >>> coming up, first, attacks by air, and now attacks on the ground in israel. the bus explosion that could escalate the tension and violence along gaza strip. we'll have that and more just ahead. >>> hewlett-packard stock this close to turning to the positive. we'll have the latest on the financial debacle. >>> this morning, we are watching the weather. we take a live look at oakland this morning. a city that will see plenty of holiday travel at its airports today. also, a live look at the bay bridge, san jose, san francisco and the golden gate bridge. people taking to the skies and the roads on this day before thanksgiving. today, of course, one of the busiest travel days of the year. check out the packed security lines this morning. in this new video, a shot at th
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
in cairo, egypt. steve, thanks. jesse jackson jr. out of congress now but not out of the woods by any means. the democrat from illinois submitting his resignation yesterday just two weeks after voters reelected him for his ninth full term. now it came after he had been absent for many months citing inpatient treatment for bipolar disorder but on top of his health battle, the former congressman is also facing a federal investigation among other things accused of misusing campaign funds to fix up his home. now jackson could face the fallout from that probe. even though he is no longer holding public office. peter doocy has the latest from d.c. >> some folks in illinois are now asking why congressman jesse jackson jr. waited until 15 days after the election to resign instead of letting voters select his successor on november 6th. congressman bobby rush the only person who beat barack obama in an election is sticking um for the embattled 47-year-old. >> i don't think that anybody has been duped. i think that that this is a process that no one really knew exactly what was going to happen. >> jac
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am PST
in front of me about congressman jesse jackson jr. resigning from congress. house speaker boehner's office confirming they have received jackson's resignation letter. more details on this after the break but again, congressman jackson jr. is resigning after just winning re-election there in his illinois district. we are back with much more after this. >>> it's time for the "your business" entrepreneur of the week. christine wants you to shop small. the onner of wonder works believes in cooperation instead of competition. she has a section dedicated to locally made products to make sure that her customers dollars stay local. for more watch sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. >>> back, everybody. more on the breaking news. illinois congressman ja jesse jackson jr. resigned from congress. luke russert joins wime with mo. people are questioning the timing and the investigation of whether or not the allegations that jackson converted campaign funds to personal use. >> sure. a few interesting things here, thomas. we have on good authority he resigned today because, obviously, a lot of folks on cap
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am PST
future. why jesse jackson jr.'s troubles may be far from over. new reaction from a live report. >>> plus, a judge rules on the future of hostess. what will happen to the maker of those tasty twinkies? are they down for the count? find out. heather: we have a fox news alert for you, dense fog being blamed for a 50 vehicle pile-up in jefferson county, texas. reports say that at least 35 people are injured, no reports of any deaths so far. shutting down, though, interstate 10 in both directions. this happened around 8:00 this morning. you can take a look at some video of the pile-up right there. once again these are live pictures. no deaths being reported from this, but about 35 injuries so far. so a traffic snarl for all those people there in texas trying to get home for the holidays. rick: that's too bad. we'll keep an eye on that and bring you more information as we get it. >>> right now, though, a congressman's fall. jesse jackson jr.'s resignation from congress might spell the end of a political career that once held so much promise. but it hardly means that his troubles are over. stil
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
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CNN
Nov 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
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Current
Nov 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
3 365 days for the next pardon. i'll give the first pardon vote to jayar jackson. >> i'm going to go to sarah palin. >> michael: sarah palin with one vote. one more vote than she has ever gotten in this room. brett erlich. >> i was thinking about chris christie. that's where i started. you know, came around with the hurricane, but coming around to this whole mitt romney--i saw him at disneyland. he's so sad. his hair is poofy now. he's not the man that we once at a level we could make fun of him at. i'm going to go with mitt romney romney. >> i had the exact opposite journey where i started feeling sympathetic to mitt romney after being totally humiliated on the national stage. but then he came out and started talking about gifts and how horrible it is to give free turkeys away even to people who can't afford them. i'm going to stick with the goff. he had a tough couple of breaks after this storm. >> mitt romney had a pardon waiting from this panel and then he blew it with the gifts. tricia rose. >> i'm going to go with christie. i'm a new yorker. he defended the region. he did it i
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2012 10:00am PST
into can be done and then a little later, now former congressman jesse jackson jr.'s famous father speaking out about his son's decision to step down. you are watching msnbc, the place for politics. 9 some people put everything into their work, their name on the door and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th let's get out and shop small. lawmakers return to work next week they will have only a little more than a month to reach a deal on the so-called fiscal cliff. that combination of tax hikes and spending cuts many economists warn could throw this country back into a recession. the president and top congressional leaders met at the white house and it appeared they made progress. since then talks have hit a bit of a rough patch. joining me from louisville kentucky, for a progress report of sorts on whether negotiations stand right now, kentucky congressman john yarmuth. good afternoon
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
. >>> the race to replace jesse jackson jr., a special election set to fill his seat in the house of representatives. could another jackson replace him? like his wife? >>> coming up next, though, casey pick joining the program. he's going to be talking to me about what it -- she's going to be talking about what it's like to be a gay woman in the gop. 5% of your mou, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so take your oral health to a whole new level. listerine®... power to your mouth™. with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. now is a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only cov
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
jackson jr. stepping down. we will have all those details. gregg: and workers protesting at the los angeles international airport. the busiest travel day of the year, why the unions are now choosing this time to flex its muscle. >> happy thanksgiving, i love you, happy new year, and i'll be home soon. god bless. go, big red. gregg: developing right now in "america's newsroom," the bbc getting a new boss, tapping tony hall to head the british television network. he is the current chief executive of the royal opera house. >>> former french president nicolas sarkozy heads to court answering questions about suspicions he illegally accepted donations from france's richest woman to fund his 2007 election. he denies the allegations. >>> and the national park service says the statue of liberty, ellis island, both will not reopen to visit thers year. those sites have been closed for cleanup and repairs since superstorm sandy hit last month. >> right now as we prepare to gather around our din kerr tables, there are families in the northeast who don't have that luxury. many of them have lost e
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 1:40am PST
misconduct, congressman jesse jackson jr. is officially calling it quits. jackson turned in his resignation letter citing his deteriorating health. he easily won re-election just days ago while still hospitalized for bipolar disorder. jackson is reportedly facing a federal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds. >>> also this morning, the family of hector, macho co-macho is deciding whether or not the former boxing champ should be removed in life support. doctors said he was expected to survive after shot tuesday night in the face in puerto rico but the champ did take a sudden turn for the worse. the outlook is not good. >>> and in lighter news, an extremely talented young football star has become a major internet sensation. she is 9-year-old samantha gordon or sam, as she likes to be called, the only girl playing on her utah peewee football team. >> you may have heard this. the running back rushed for more than 2000 yards and 30 touchdowns. general mills put her face on a wheaties box. she explains what she likes best about playing football. >> being a girl out there and keep
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
. and he said he would block her nomination. representative jesse jackson jr. resigned from congress saying he needs to spend more time on his health. he's been battling bipolar disorder and other things. in a letter to john boehner, jackson said his constituents deserve a full time legislator in washington, something i can not be for the foreseeable future. my health issues and treatment regimen is incompatible with service in the house of representatives. jackson is the subject of inveigations by the fbi aej house ethics committee. >>> a group of world powers say they want to resume negotiations with iran over the nuclear program as soon as possible. the last time what is called the p-5 plus one held talks with iran was in june. and this came after a report from the international atomic energy agency which just said iran is not cooperating with nuclear inspectors. they also said iran has completed the installations of centrifuge tez fuel enrichment plant, a plant that can enrichure and yum to 20% which is crucial. it's at that level that it becomes easier to convert it to a weapon. >>> a
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
open by jesse jackson jr.'s resignation. the general election is set for march 19. running among other names mentioned contenders are jackson's wife, sandy jackson, hutchinson, and illinois state senator napoleon harris. >>> after four years under the chairmanship of mary shapiro, the securities and exchange commission will get new leadership. shapiro became the first woman to lead the s.e.c. announced she will leave her post. by the way she is getting rave reviews from "the wall street journal," t"the washington post" you name it for revitalizing the s.e.c. as a regulatory agency with potential death. the white house has named current s.e.c. commissioner elisse walter to chair the agency going forward. walter can serve through december 2013 but then the president must name a permanent successor who must be approved by the senate. the commission will have a party split so there may be pressure for the president to appoint somebody more permanent more immediately. >>> a long, drawnout fiscal cliff negotiations aren't to go the market any favors. becky quick is here with the market rundo
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
dennis o'donnell tells us that cal is targeting hue jackson as a replacement. the former raiders head coach who coached at cal back in the '90s just keep tuned to cbs 5 for the latest on this developing story. >>> we're conducting these surgical operations against terrorists at a time when our own population is being bombarded by rocket attacks. >> rockets rained down in gaza for the 7th straight day but a cease-fire may be hours away. hamas leaders say they have reached a truce but israel says, quote, it's not there yet. once thought to be too far away for the range of the hamas rockets, air raid sirens sounded in jerusalem today. students scrambled to take cover outside a school. the people on the street took shelter wherever they could the missile missed the city, landing in an open field outside the walls. police say it was one of about 95 that was launched from gaza on tuesday. several cars were hit but no casualties were reported. while in gaza, meanwhile, an israeli strike damaged the islamic national bank and though israel is targeting hamas leaders, dozens of civilians have b
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
that it was preliminary. >>> jesse jackson jr. resigned today. chicago voters just elected jackson to his tenth term, despite being under investigation. >>> stores are expecting smaller crowds this black friday. the national retail federation is predicting 147 million people will go bargain hunting this weekend, down from 220 million last year. the report mainly blames the slow economy and concerns over the fiscal cliff. wrr. >> call calder the luckiest turkey in america, after receiving an official poardon from the president. >> we'll be right back. with verizon. hurry in this friday for great deals. like the droid razr by motorola in cranberry, free. or a white 7-inch samsung galaxy tab 2, just $99.99. this friday, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. [ male announcer ] a european-inspired suspension, but it's not from germany. ♪ a powerful, fuel-efficient engine, but it's not from japan. ♪ it's a car like no other... from a place like nother. introducing the all-w 2013hevrolet malibu, our greatest malibu ever. ♪ of green giant vegetables it's e
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 1:00am PST
by the intelligence community and made clear the accounts were preliminary. >>> jesse jackson jr. resigning his seat in congress today, blaming deteriorating health. chicago voters just elected jackson to his tenth term despite being under investigation by the fbi and the house ethics committee. >>> stores are expecting smaller crowds this black friday. the national retail federation is predicting 147 million people will go bargain hunting this weekend. that is down from 220 million last year. the report mainly blaming the slow economy and concerns over the fiscal cliff. >>> you can call cobbler the luckiest turkey in america after receiving an official pardon from president obama. unlike millions of other turkeys heading for the oven, cobbler is retiring to george washington's former home at mt. vernon. anderson, back to you. >> susan, thanks very much. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] itchy dry scalp? get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue.
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am PST
's heartsfield, jackson, airport where so many troops are returning today from their duties overseizes. george, always very emotional homecomings. these reunions of families and troops. >> we've seen several so far. they started trickling in. here the next couple of hours we know a flight with a lot of soldiers will be coming through atlanta, and fredricka, some of the soldiers are coming home. some are heading back to afghanistan, back to places where they have duty. you know, we spoke to one couple this morning. we spoke to rod and kelli mccormick. this is interesting because rod has been gone for six months his 2-year-old son was walking and crawling, and now there's a lot of time that's gone by, a lot of moments that rod has missed, but it was interesting to talk to them because their focus now is about getting together for thanksgiving, getting together with family and making new memories. take a listen. >> are we walking? >> wow. >> and what's your role going to be? just as far as helping to make sure he gets reacclimated to all these changes? what's it going to be like? >> i already e-m
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm EST
moment tarle but we wanted to follow up about jesse jackson jr. retiring from congress. he has smit his letter of resignation to speaker john boehner. they confirmed that today and he write it is move will set off a scrammle to fill the seat in the chicago area. pat quinn will have five days from the effective date of the resignation to announce the time of the special election. jesse jackson jr. resigning his seat in congress. we'll keep you posted on that. and we said we would take you live to the united nations at 3:00 this afternoon. that has been pushed back likely in response to the news of the ceasefire in israel today. that has been pushed to 3:30 eastern. we will take you there once it gets under way. >> james on our 65 and over line. good afternoon, sir. caller: i'm 85-year-old and i was living good up until the last four years off of my retirement. but in the last four years the cost of living has gone up so much that i can't make it. i have to get out and get odd jobs to buy groceries. and this -- the first of this year i got a 1.7 increase in social security and cost of liv
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
key and jackson in san jose. eastbound mckey shut or closed i should say,$r4 o westbound getting through. westbound dumbarton earlier accident at toll cleared, things should be picking up there as you make your way on the dumbarton bridge. >>> ahead, five things to know before you go. >>> abc7 morning news returns >>> live look at the san mateo bridge traffic slow no accidents on this bridge. certainly, there are a lot of issues on the roads this morning. sue tracking a lot of accidents because of the rain. that rain moving all around mike has one final check in a second. >>> five things to know before you go: number one, getaway day for many seeing slick roads, traffic moderate, riddled with problems like spin-outs and rollovers due to the slick, wet roads. >> number two, skies will be busy today for the holiday getaway, live look at sfo outside the terminal, looks like it is drying off a little, going to be busy. passengers packing in long lines inside as people fly out for the thanksgiving holiday. they aren't seeing weather delays they saw yesterday. faa having an issue with their we
MSNBC
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
jackson jr. has resigned. in a letter to house speaker john boehner, jackson cited his ongoing treatment for bipolar disorder, and admitted to, quote, my share of mistakes. there's a house committee investigation into his dealings with rod blagojevich and a probe into possible misuse of campaign money. >>> the violence in syria continues today. at least 40 people were killed in the town of aleppo. this is not the first time this hospital has been shut. earlier this year an artillery shell hit a maternity ward. >>> secretary clinton and president obama and mahmoud morsi brokeringed a cease-fire. no sirens, have you heard any? >> reporter: no, that's right, alex, all quiet, no sirens here. there were a couple earlier in the day in the south. they turned out to be false alarms. the cease-fire went into effect 9:00 last night local time, which is about 18 hours ago. so it's a hopeful sign. of course, it's early days yet. when the cease-fire was announced yesterday, the palestinians in gaza were ecstatic. there was celebration, thousands of people in the streets firing guns into the air for c
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
the final result passed. >> let's talk about another political story. the resignation of jesse jackson due to health issues and that federal investigation that's been going on for some time now. his father jesse jr. had this to say about his son outside his chicago home yesterday. take a listen. >> he's with his family. and having dinner. and having prayer. of the things a lot of folks are saying here is that if congressman jackson knew as most likely he did that he was going to end up resigning, why not do it a month, six weeks, two months ago and give someone else a >> yeah, he won a resounding victory in his illinois district on election day. he hasn't been really seen by his constituents or anyone in the congress since june. he's been at the mayo clinic i think twice for treatment there for his bi polar diagnosis and fs highly likely he knew he couldn't fill out his term and may have to that is the question that came as a resul of this announcement so soon after election day that he wasn't going to be in congress anymore. that could have maybe been avoided. if he's under all of this me
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
. the house will be in order. for what purpose does the gentlelady from texas rise? ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, thank you very much. just about 40 minutes or so ago we were in the midst of a debate concerning stem, something that most americans have come to now understand the acronym as it deals with science, technology, engineering and mathematics. as a longstanding member of the subcommittee on immigration and on homeland security, stem now is a basis for expanding visas to ensure -- to give opportunities to young people who are graduating from our research institutions of higher learning that have been born in other countries, give them the ability to be able to stay here to help create jobs and to build this economy. that's a good thing. but on november 6, 2012, i think america spoke and said we're ready to go further. i voted no on the rule because i believe we're ready for comprehensive imm
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm PST
deployment sites. and jesse jackson jr. is resigning from congress. the son of the civil rights leader the reverend jesse jackson has been out for months on what he calls several serious health issues. he's also being investigated by the fbi and house ethics committee. he submitted his letter of resignation to house speaker john boehner just a little more than two weeks after winning re-election. and an extraordinary moment in basketball. a great game would be a player scoring in the high double digits. but what about scoring in, get this, the triple digits? that's what grinnel colleges jack turner did. his teammates kept passing him the ball. grinnell college sophomore jack taylor kept sinking it. again and again and again. 138 points against faith baptist bible college topping the national record that has stood for more than five decades. >> coming into the game, my teammates and my coaches wanted to get me some more shots to try to get my confidence going before we enter conference play. and so i knew i was going to get a few more shots than usual. >> at halftime he had 58 points. h
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
rock and jackson. the roads are blocked off. there's plenty of police activity here. there is a body laying in the middle of the street. there is a yellow tarp on top of it. we don't know if it's a man or a woman. right now, we just have limited information. but police do tell us around 6:00 a.m. this was a pedestrian crossing the street and hit by a car. we know that the car took off so they are investigating this as a hit and run. at this point, we do not have a description of that car or the driver and, again, we don't have any information on the victim but i just got off the phone with the police spokesperson who tells me that he is en route and will be filling us in on the details. right now, the own -- only the eastbound lanes of jackson avenue are open and the westbound lanes are closed. back out here are live. you can see, police are directing traffic. they are trying to keep people away from the scene because this is still active and they are investigating. we don't know if rain played a factor. it's drizzling out here right now. we're not sure if it is slick roads. we hope
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 3:00am PST
and later, "american idol" judge randy jackson. how's that for a lineup? >>> first, bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> don't even fit after randy. not even close. and the sexiest guy alive. rough competition this morning. good morning, everyone. here's what we're dealing with out there. we're a week away from thanksgiving. we don't need any travel headaches as we get towards the busy season. doesn't look like we'll see any. nice and quiet weather conditions. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. just like yesterday. it will be a cold morning and then decent afternoon. a little below average. we'll take it. no rain, no snow throughout any of the northeast and the big airports. we do have some rain this morning if you're driving outside the queen city, charlotte, north carolina, down to columbia and all through the lower portions of charleston, myrtle beach and wilmington. any coastal areas, you're going to be on and off rain. that's really one of the only wet spots we have in the entire country this morning. it's a very quiet day in the midwest. nice weather in texas after a chilly start
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
in sheila jackson lee. so we were just talking about that with susan. would you be comfortable with the fiscal cliff that kept the rates the same but limited their deductions. >> you know, my main focus would be to ensure that the middle class are restored. in order to do that we cannot allow the bush tax cuts to continue. we must focus on saving medicare and social security. tax reform raises many proposals. the question of rates. the question of deductions. and i think it's dangerous to not look back and reflect on what got uz into a positive economy. it created 20 million jobs. higher rates in terms of tax rates for the healthy and created a tax scheme, if you will, a structure that protected the middle class. that's what i'm interested in along with entitlements that are a safety net for the middle class, and we're not prepared to look any way that would undermine those protective nets. in that means rates have to go higher for the wealthy, then i think the wealthy who voted for president obama in large numbers understand the mutual sacrifice necessary to build and continue
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
regional stability and peace. >> also a bit of politicalness in america. jesse jackson, senior stepping down from congress. welcome to you both >> thank you. >> charles, fascinating few days in the middle east and for mercury think good for president he has been clearly leading the way with daily calls to the presidents and he has the cease fire that he clearly wanted as has secretary of state, hillary clinton. she is noving and there is a vacancy for that role. what do you tnk about the way this is playing out in the middle east? >> one of the netanyahu has an election coming up in january, so in our election, he kind of bet even the wrong force, he -- he made no qualms about the idea that he was the supporter of mitt romney's. mitt romney didn't win so now president obama has a bit of a stronger hand in that relationship. even though that relationship, as many people have noted, is not the best relationship in the world, but going in to netanyahu's re-election bid on the heels of this sort of conflict with the american government plays an instrumental role in a cease-fire, gives the o
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
clinton pricing egypt to help broker the peace. jesse jackson jr. stepping down from congress. let's bring in my panel to talk about that. welcome to you, both. >> thank you for having me. >> charles blow, a fascinating few days in the middle east is and also fascinating politicly for america. i think very good for president obama, clearly been leading the way with daily calls to prime minister netanyahu and president morsi, he got the cease-fire he wanted and as did secretary of state hillary clinton. she is leaving and a vacanty for the role. what do you think the way this is playing out for obama, for presidency, for the democrats and for their strategy in the middle east? >>> one thing really important to remember, netanyahu has an election coming up in january, so in our election, he kind of bet even the wrong force, he -- he made no qualms about the idea that he was the supporter of mitt romney's. mitt romney didn't win so now president obama has a bit of a stronger hand in that relationship. even though that relationship, as many people have noted, is not the best relationship in th
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm EST
: a little mellow. we need something jazzier. time for spare change. thanks. attorney jerry jackson in democratic strategist. thanks to both of you. our holiday edition. first up, do you know how much you're spending on thanksgiving dinner? according to the american song bureau federation this year the average cost of a ten serving thanksgiving meal is $50. i do not know how this is possible. $50 for ten people, and it's up just slightly from last year which they say was $49.20. i want to know where these people are shopping? obviously i am shopping at the wrong store. >> ten servings? how big is serving? have you ever in your life but ten servings the estimate it once? >> i have to say this. first of all, first of all, we are talking about my favorite topic, food. number two among going to blow up your spot right now. you had a baby five months. how they look like that? >> only eight servings a day. >> you have the full authority. >> apparently i am. >> ten servings at her house might really cost $50. her servings. >> ten surveys. >> seriously. i could not believe it. peas in turke
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